|1.||of, relating to, or belonging to the Viverridae, a family of small to medium-sized predatory mammals of Eurasia and Africa, including genets, civets and mongooses: order Carnivora (carnivores)|
|2.||any animal belonging to the family Viverridae|
|[C19: from New Latin viverrīnus, from Latin viverra a ferret]|
|viverrine (vī-věr'ĭn, -īn') Pronunciation Key
Characteristic of or resembling civets or their kin.